God established Jesus as His ultimate promise. That is, Jesus is God’s Word to us (see John 1:1, 14; Luke 1:2; 1 John 1:1; Rev 19:13). It is this very personal Word or Promise that evokes the reverence of God in our hearts. Without Jesus, we could not imagine that the heart of God was so merciful. Jesus, however, is the confirmation of such a hope. Thus we hold Him in reverence and awe.
The Scriptures are about Jesus (John 5:39-40; Luke 24: 27, 44).